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Gateway to Iceland

We are an independent Tour Operator and Inbound Travel Agency, specializing in travel arrangements in Certificate of Excellence - Gateway to IcelandIceland for individuals and groups.

Combining extensive travel knowledge and hands-on practical experience, we aim to be, perhaps not the biggest, but certainly the most progressive and influential tour operator in the industry. We provide guided day tours in Iceland, mostly day tours from Reykjavik, evening aurora tours and private tours. All our tours are operated in small groups only! We take our passengers on all tours solely on minibuses, not big buses!

We also provide customized Holiday Packages which include accommodation, airport transfers, activity tours, day tours and northern lights tours.

Gateway to Iceland was established in 2011; each year we have been awarded the TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence and we are also a proud member of TripAdvisor’s Hall of Fame.

Scheduled Day Tours in Iceland

exclusively in Small Groups on Minibuses (not big buses!)

Reykjanesviti - most popular lighthouse in Iceland

Reykjanes Peninsula Tour

Optional drop-off at KEF, Blue Lagoon or Reykjavík

Main Sights:

  • Reykjanes peninsula & driving through lava fields
  • Kleifarvatn, Grænavatn lakes
  • Krýsuvík geothermal area
  • Gunnuhver steaming mud pools
  • Reykjanesvíti Lighthouse & bird cliffs
  • The Bridge between the continents



  • Available TUE, THU, SAT
  • Small groups: max 19 pax
  • Pickup 08:30 – 09:00 AM
  • Duration 6-8 hours
  • Price: 9.900 ISK
Geyser on Hot Golden Circle tour

Hot Golden Circle

A great combination; the Golden Circle tour and a warm hot spring lagoon bath.

Main Sights:

  • Þingvellir National Park
  • Gullfoss waterfall
  • Geysir hot spring
  • Haukadalur geothermal area
  • Secret Lagoon hot spring nature bath


  • Available DAILY
  • Small groups: max 19 pax
  • Pickup 10:00 – 10:30 AM
  • Duration 8-9 hours
  • Price from: 12.800 ISK
Kirkjufell mountain on Snaefellsnes tour Iceland

Snæfellsnes National Park

Journey around volcanic Snæfelljökull glacier and visit spectacular places in the National Park

Main Sights:

  • Snæfellsjökull volcano glacier
  • Gerðuberg basalt columns
  • Bird cliffs at Arnarstapi
  • Kirkjufell church-shaped mountain with Kirkjufellsfoss waterfall


  • Available THU & SUN
  • Small groups: max 19 pax
  • Pickup 8:30 – 9:00 AM
  • Duration 11-12 hours
  • Price from: 16.900 ISK
Seljalandsfoss waterfall on South Coast tour in Iceland

South Shore Adventure

Take our South Coast tour to explore diverse nature at its best: glacier, cliffs, waterfalls, black beaches and more!

Main Sights:

  • Seljalandsfoss & Skógafoss waterfalls
  • Solheimajökull glacier
  • Reynisfjara shore and black sand beach
  • Vík village & sea stacks
  • Dýrholaey puffin cliffs (in summer)


  • Available MON, WED, SAT
  • Small groups: max 19 pax
  • Pickup 8:30 – 9:00 AM
  • Duration 10-11 hours
  • Price frm: 13.700 ISK
Icebergs from Glacier Lagoon

Glacier Lagoon Tour

A magical tour of the south coast that culminates in a boat ride on the beautiful Glacier Lagoon.

Main Sights:

  • Seljalandsfoss waterfall
  • Vík village and sea stacks
  • Svínafellsjökull glacier tongue
  • Fjadrargljufur canyon
  • Jökulsárlón glacier lagoon
  • So-called “Crystal” or “Diamond” beach
  • Turf church at Hof


  • Available TUE, FRI
  • Small groups: max 19 pax
  • Pickup 7:30 – 8:00 AM
  • Duration ca 14 hours
  • Price from: 23.900 ISK
Northern Lights tour with Gateway to Iceland

Northern Lights Tour


  • Operated under favorable conditions only
  • Free second trip if no lights are seen
  • Pickup: Sept., March, & April: 9:00 – 9:45 PM
    October & February: 8:30 – 9:15 PM
    November to January: 8:00 – 8:45 PM


  • Available Sept.-mid April
  • Small groups: max 19 pax
  • Available also as a private tour
  • Duration 3 – 4 hours
  • Price: 8.900 ISK
Iceland Holiday Package

Iceland Holiday Package

We provide customized packages so you do not need to worry about planning and organizing your holidays! Let us know your dates and preferences and we will arrange the package according to your wishes.

  Package includes:

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation (with breakfast)
  • Day Tours
  • Activities

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